Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed Canadian rock band Big Wreck at the commodoreballroom.
Rodney Graham’s playful and ingenious practice spans photography, video, film, sculpture, performance, installation, music, and, in recent years, painting. His cultural, historical, and psychoanalytical references have ranged from Sigmund Freud to Donald Judd, and from Richard Wagner to Alfred Hitchcock. He’s also examined the tropes of modernist art, posing notions of amateurism and failure against those of mastery and success.
The challenge for the viewer is to figure out which is what—and why.
Read our review: Rodney Graham’s prop paintings keep viewers guessing.
Photo by Blaine Campbell, courtesy Rennie Collection.
Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed Filipino American emcee Bambu opening for Brother Ali at the Biltmore.
The Vision electoral machine is kicking into high gear with a slate of candidates out raising money, wooing volunteers, and getting ready for the big show in November.
Vision operatives are smart enough to know that the mayor’s race is probably already over. Their biggest challenge will be ensuring that other Vision candidates get across the finish line ahead of the competition.
It’s why you’ll see new Vision council candidate Niki Sharma and incumbents like Heather Deal, Geoff Meggs, and Andrea Reimer showing up in party news releases. Vision will also pick its council candidates carefully to appear at debates.
That’s because the real race in this Vancouver election is for control of council.
More VIFF! More VIFF!
Cover photo by Trevor Brady.
Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed the pride of white-trash South Africa Die Antwoord at the PNE Forum.
Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed Baltimore-based dream-pop duo Beach House at Venue.